Author Archives: Anat Waldman

Beeshu- Ridicule and Revolution

Among the most interesting things I’ve come across this semester has been Top Goon: Diaries of a Little Dictator.┬áThese are very short (generally 5 minute) episodes of a show of sorts, currently being produced inside of Syria in an attempt … Continue reading

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Shame in the Syrian Revolution

For this blog post, I was really struck by the fact that we, as a class, seemed to be fairly unsure as to how we ought to interpret the above cartoon. After considering it for a while, though I can’t … Continue reading

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Multiple Perspectives in Ajami

Ajami is a film that was co-written, directed, and produced by Palestinians and Jewish-Israelis, and which was structured at lot like the movie Crash, with various stories coming together in the final ┬áscenes. The stories follow both Palestinians and Jewish-Israelis, … Continue reading

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